You are not logged in.

Dear visitor, welcome to SPRINKLER TALK FORUM - You Got Questions, We've Got Answers. If this is your first visit here, please read the Help. It explains how this page works. You must be registered before you can use all the page's features. Please use the registration form, to register here or read more information about the registration process. If you are already registered, please login here.

lawn6

Starting Member

1

Sunday, July 15th 2012, 9:53am

sensor problem

I am completely new at this. One zone fails to come on for automatic operation.
What's the location of the sensor? How can this be corrected?

2

Monday, July 16th 2012, 8:08am

Possibilities:
bad controller. check output at terminal.
bad wiring to valve. check output to valves
bad solenoid. Try swapping solenoids.
Can't find valve? Valve locator.

If you are brand new and some of this doesn't make sense, look at TROUBLE SHOOTING.
It'll give you a good start.

motivated1

New Member

Posts: 9

Location: Texas, USA

3

Monday, July 16th 2012, 8:01pm

doesnt sound like a sensor problem...

sounds like a continuity problem. Have you checked resistance? Have you checked resistance between the valves at the controller? have you checked output from the controller? Before you pick up a shovel, pick up a meter bro/ sis w/e.
8)
Give a man a gun, he'll rob a bank. Give a man a bank, he'll rob a country.

Rate this thread